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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (248 reviews)
“bread” (232 reviews)
“duck tacos” (33 reviews)
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Italian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

We were staying at a hotel around the corner just so we could be close to try this place out. Had been to Syracuse on business in the past and hadn't experienced 'Pastabilities' yet. There are no reservations so be prepared to fight the hungry...More

Thank Smythe5
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I was told to eat in a "landmark" restaurant while in Syracuse, so I chose Pastabilities. The alfredo with blackened chicken was delicious. I also tried the hot oil...definitely had a kick to it. The place was packed on a Monday night, so allow yourself...More

Thank Pamela Y
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Past abilities is fabulous just do not go at dinner time. It is best to go for lunch ! Dinner time, the wait to sit down is long and the wait for food is even longer !! The food is so greAt. So, go at...More

Thank lisar216
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Ambiance is fabulous - always busy! They don't take reservations but sit at the bar and have a drink / the food is worth the wait! My favorite is the pasta carbonara and my husband LOVES the hot oil! Enjoy!

Thank CiceroNYMom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Went on the recommendation of another. A different type of place. Pasta, but not what your thinking. You have to try the hot oil. It is the best. And they sell it. Get some! And the staff is great. And the bread from comes from...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I did not expect the gluten free pasta to be so delicious! It was also a very big portion and I could not finish it. Courteous staff, even though we had a bit of a wait but we went without reservation. Not expensive either.

1  Thank elenisc
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal here. The pasta is great, the non-pasta meals are great. They also usually have a fun cocktail menu. The only drawback is that if you go during the main dining hours, any day of the week, there will...More

1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not a huge pasta fan, however I really enjoyed pastabilities. When we went I was kind of burned out on chicken so instead tried the meatball riggies. They were excellent. Will try chicken riggies next time. Service was superb. Our waiter and other staff...More

1  Thank MiloIsKing
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We went as a 8 person family and sat in a cozy room just for ourselves. The food was delayed but the service stayed professional and kind; was attentive to empty drinks, bread baskets, and their famous hot dipping sauce while we waited. Got a...More

1  Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A great place to enjoy a unique eating experience .Just go with the flow and try something new,prices are very reasonable.

Thank RandyZim
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Thomas E
27 April 2017|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
We leave all of our tables available for walk-in parties on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of party size. In general, we have most availability earlier in the evening, and we begin serving dinner at 4:00pm on... More
12 July 2016|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
Pastabilities does not have its own private parking lot, and on-street parking is the most convenient if you can find an available spot. Officially, the City of Syracuse requires payment for on-street parking... More
Kylie O
6 April 2016|
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Response from Pastabilities | Property representative |
Wait times will greatly depend on the time of arrival and what events are happening in the downtown area. Generally speaking, Friday evenings start a bit slower as it is a work day for most people. Therefore, coming at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-474-1153
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